How to Make Things Fall Apart – a PK on Classroom Management

Originally posted on Profesorbaker's Worldwide Bilingual Blog:
This Pecha Kucha, by Marisa Constantinides, should be required viewing for all EFL teachers. As hilarious as it is, there is a message lurking between the fits of laughter, the mirthful moments, the tears rolling down your cheeks, your sides hurting, as you laugh totally uncontrollably. If…

Our CELTA pass rate remains steady at 100%

You may wonder how that is possible! Of course, we are careful to select candidates who have a good potential for success! Before Each Course We screen them – to find out if they have the required knowledge and ability to analyse language We test them – to see how quickly they can think; ourContinue reading “Our CELTA pass rate remains steady at 100%”

I have been Tagged

I’ve been tagged in the Tag-a-Blogger challenge by Marisa Constantinides, so here I go! What are the rules? They are simple: Introduce the person who tagged you. Share 11 random facts about yourself. Answer the 11 questions posed by the blogger who tagged you.  List/tag another 11 bloggers. Put your 11 questions to the bloggersContinue reading “I have been Tagged”

10 things you need to know about the Cambridge CELTA course

  And why it’s the best step forward in your TEFL career _______________________________________________________  “CELTA” originally stood for ‘Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults’ but was recently changed to Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It is now a Level 5 Qualification and some Universities even offer credits in their TESOL coursesContinue reading “10 things you need to know about the Cambridge CELTA course”

Twitter Connections – Your First Circle of Trust

Continuous Professional Development Continuous Professional Development (CPD from now on), is one of our major goals on the CELTA syllabus. In many ways,  a lot of what we do, such as reflecting on your own lessons and the lessons of other trainees, discussing possible lesson sequences and activities together, asking you to collaborate and coordinateContinue reading “Twitter Connections – Your First Circle of Trust”